CJK: Crim Justice Institute
CJK 0001. INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT
This course provides an overview of the academy program and the Criminal Justice system in Florida.
CJK 0012. LAW ENFORCEMENT LEGAL.
LAW ENFORCEMENT LEGAL
This course provides instruction on the history of the American legal system. Constitutional law, search and seizure, law of arrest, elements of crimes, civil and criminal liability, and it application to the public and officers are examined.
CJK 0013. INTERACTIONS IN A DIVERSE COMMUNITY.
INTERACTIONS IN A DIVERSE COMMUNITY
This course provides information on communication barriers which occur because of cultural differences or unclear expression. Crisis intervention and the special considerations required when interacting with individuals who have physical or developmental disabilities, mental illness or impairments is also covered.
CJK 0014. INTERVIEWING AND REPORT WRITING.
INTERVIEWING AND REPORT WRITING
This course concentrates on note-taking, interviewing, report principles and mechanics.
CJK 0020. LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLE OPERATIONS.
LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLE OPERATIONS
The components of the police driving environment are explored.
Practical exercises are conducted on the driving range.
CJK 0023. INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT
Students will understand the importance of the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission and the requirements for certification as a law enforcement auxiliary officer in the state of Florida.
CJK 0024. LEGAL CONCEPTS.
Students will have a foundational understanding of the United States legal system and the various sources of laws.
CJK 0025. PATROL AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION.
PATROL AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION
Students should know the elements of effective communication.
CJK 0026. INTERACTIONS IN A DIVERSE COMMUNITY.
INTERACTIONS IN A DIVERSE COMMUNITY
Students should recognize a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and use the guidelines to maintain the rights of a disabled person. They should also know the criminal elements of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an elderly or disabled adult.
CJK 0027. CALLS FOR SERVICE AND ARREST PROCEDURES.
CALLS FOR SERVICE AND ARREST PROCEDURES
Students should understand how to respond to calls for service, assess a situation upon arrival, and contact complainants and witnesses at the scene.
CJK 0028. TRAFFIC STOPS AND CRASH INVESTIGATIONS.
TRAFFIC STOPS AND CRASH INVESTIGATIONS
Students should be able to identify common traffic violations and recognize a driver’s license, and a license tag or plate.
CJK 0029. CRIME SCENE AND COURTROOM PROCEDURES.
CRIME SCENE AND COURTROOM PROCEDURES
Students will be able to secure and protect a crime scene.
CJK 0031. FIRST AID FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICERS.
FIRST AID FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICERS
This course prepares prospective officers to apply first aid knowledge and techniques to emergency situations. Adult, child and infant CPR is included.
CJK 0040. CRIMINAL JUSTICE FIREARMS..
CRIMINAL JUSTICE FIREARMS.
This course provides instruction in the use of handgun, shotgun, and rifle. Safety procedures and ammunition use are also covered. Practical exercises are conducted on the firing range.
CJK 0051. CMS CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEFENSIVE TACTICS.
CMS CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEFENSIVE TACTICS
This course of instruction includes the techniques used for an officer's personal safety and those necessary to subdue, search, and transport resisting individuals. The use of restraining devices, impact weapons, and pressure points are covered.
CJK 0064. FUNDAMENTALS OF PATROL.
FUNDAMENTALS OF PATROL
This course examines the techniques and tactics that officers use while on patrol to include Community Oriented Policing, officer safety and survival skills, and basic instruction on responding to calls and making an arrest.
CJK 0065. CALLS FOR SERVICE.
CALLS FOR SERVICE
This course examines the more common non-criminal and criminal calls for service that an officer may encounter ranging from performing security checks to alleged violation of criminal law.
CJK 0077. LAW ENFORCEMENT CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS.
LAW ENFORCEMENT CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS
The student will learn methods for investigating various crimes, including domestic violence, child abuse, elderly abuse, missing persons, human trafficking, robbery, burglary, narcotics and death.
CJK 0078. FROM CRIME SCENE TO COURTROOM.
FROM CRIME SCENE TO COURTROOM
This course focuses on the officer's role upon arriving at an incident or crime scene. The topics covered include processing the crime scene, obtaining information about what happened and participation in the prosecution process until the case is resolved.
CJK 0084. LAW ENFORCEMENT DUI TRAFFIC STOPS.
LAW ENFORCEMENT DUI TRAFFIC STOPS
This course provides an overview of the DUI problem, DUI detection, drug- impaired driving, the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, and DUI report writing. Legal issues regarding DUI traffic stops are also discussed.
CJK 0087. LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAFFIC STOPS.
LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAFFIC STOPS
The student will learn legal issues and traffic law, professional traffic stops and discriminatory profiling, unknown risks of traffic stops, and the identification, initiation, and application of tactical approaches to high risk traffic stops.
CJK 0088. LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAFFIC CRASH INVESTIGATIONS.
LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAFFIC CRASH INVESTIGATIONS
Traffic accident investigation, scene management, evidence handling, and reporting procedures are reviewed.
CJK 0092. CRITICAL INCIDENTS.
This course provides an overview of the law enforcement techniques and tactics employed in confronting large scale or critical incidents including active shooters, natural disasters, hazardous material exposure and explosive devices.
CJK 0096. CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICER PHYSICAL FITNESS.
CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICER PHYSICAL FITNESS
The student will participate in various physical exercises, including stretching, calisthenics, and running in preparation for Defensive Tactics Training.
CJK 0300. INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS.
INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS
This course provides an overview of the correctional academy program and the Criminal Justice System in Florida.
CJK 0305. COMMUNICATIONS.
The student will learn the report writing process from the interview, statement taking, note taking, and the final report product. Interpersonal communication skills are covered along with use of telecommunications.
CJK 0310. OFFICER SAFETY.
This course covers potential situations that may occur in a correctional facility and which action should be taken. Topics such as location and control of contraband and facility identification policies will be discussed.
CJK 0315. FACILITY AND EQUIPMENT.
FACILITY AND EQUIPMENT
An overview of daily operations within a correctional facility. Topics include: security and hazardous equipment identification, and storage procedures.
CJK 0320. INTAKE AND RELEASE.
INTAKE AND RELEASE
This course provides instruction on topics not limited to inmate intake procedures, fingerprinting, inmate security levels, and legal issues involved in criminal history information.
CJK 0325. SUPERVISING IN A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
SUPERVISING IN A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
This course is designed to provide an overview of the supervisory role within a correctional facility, including aspects of daily operations, the disciplinary process, safety, security, and treatment of inmates.
CJK 0330. SUPERVISING SPECIAL POPULATIONS.
SUPERVISING SPECIAL POPULATIONS
This course is designed to provide an overview of the supervisory role in a correctional facility among inmates categorized as special population. Topics include: supervising a housing unit, officer safety and professionalism, and inmate care, custody, and control.
CJK 0335. RESPONDING TO INCIDENTS AND EMERGENCIES.
RESPONDING TO INCIDENTS AND EMERGENCIES
This course prepares students for potential types of emergency situations that may occur within a correctional facility and examines the actions that should be taken. Topics include but are not limited to: hazardous materials, riots, bomb threats, and man-made and natural disasters.
CJK 0340. OFFICER WELLNESS AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES FOR CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS.
OFFICER WELLNESS AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES FOR CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS
The student will participate in various physical exercises, including stretching, calisthenics and running in preparation for Defense Tactics Training.
CJK 0393. CROSS-OVER PROGRAM UPDATES.
CROSS-OVER PROGRAM UPDATES
This course is for instructors to deliver expanded or updated instruction on curriculum topics contained in this cross-over program, e.g., new techniques, high liability area or application of relevant case law.
CJK 0422. DART FIRING STUN GUN.
DART FIRING STUN GUN
This course will introduce the student to the basics of the dart-firing stun gun and provide the fundamental knowledge on this emerging tool in Criminal Justice.